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Virginia’s 14th-year head coach George Gelnovatch won his 200th-career victory on Sept. 22, 2009, the latest milestone in a career that has continued the tradition of excellence that has marked the Virginia soccer program from the beginning.

“It has been a great 14 years at Virginia. In terms of wins, ACC Championships and NCAA runs I feel very fortunate for the success that we have had. Having said that, winning an NCAA Championship remains my goal. I have never been more inspired and focused to accomplish this and I know that it is coming.”
– George Gelnovatch

Gelnovatch’s UVa Coaching Years
• Two NCAA College Cup appearances
• Four NCAA quarterfinal appearances
• 13 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances
• 29 consecutive program NCAA tournament appearances (longest active streak in the country)
• Three ACC tournament titles
• Two ACC regular season titles
• Nine ACC tournament championship appearances
• Twice named ACC Coach of the year
• Winning percentage of .706 averaging more than 15 wins per year
• Two National Players of the Year
• 42 players that have gone on to play professional soccer

Gelnovatch’s International Coaching Years
• 1999-2003: Head Coach USA Under-18 National Team
• 1999-2002: Assistant Coach full USA National Team
• 2002: World Cup (South Korea) Quarterfinalists
• Assistant Coach USA Full National Team at Confederation Cup
• Assistant Coach USA Full National Team at Gold Cup

Gelnovatch as a High School and College Player
• First Team All-American out of Wall High School (N.J.) 1983
• Under-20 US National Team 1983
• First Team All-American at the University of Virginia
• 1987: Finished third in voting for National Player of the year
• Full National Team Spring of 1987

Gelnovatch as a Professional Player
• MISL minnesota Strikers, 1987-88
• American Soccer League (ASL) NJ Eagles
• American Professional Soccer League (APSL) Penn Jersey Spirit
• American Professional Soccer League (APSL) Baltimore Bay
• A League appearance 1996
• MLS appearance 1996

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